Argument Against Setting Standards & Rules for Community Paramedic Programs

The concept of community paramedic programs is too early in its development to take on rules and regulations



Skip Kirkwood, MS, JD, EMT-P, EFO, CMO | | Thursday, September 27, 2012

A few nascent “community paramedic” programs dot the nation’s landscape. They are the subject of much conversation and great interest, because we (the EMS community) are anxious to shed our “one trick pony” status...

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Skip Kirkwood, MS, JD, EMT-P, EFO, CMO

Skip Kirkwood, MS, JD, EMT-P, EFO, CMO is the Chief of the Wake County (N.C.) EMS Division and the immediate past president of the National EMS Management Association (NEMSMA).


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